Maine Hockey Journal

St. Dom’s rolls past EL

Lewiston, ME– The second game of the Bishop’s Cup was a battle of cross town rivals between St. Dom’s and Edward Little. After a close first pretty close first period, as it was 2-0 St. Doms, the Saints ran away with the 10-0 victory.

“The outcome was pretty much the expected. We saw a lot of good passing at least up front. At least guys were thinking about moving puck. That’s what I want,” said Steve Ouellette.

2:14 into the game St. Dom’s went on the powerplay. The Saints couldn’t convert on the man advantage. At the 8:53 mark Codie Rodrigue got the Saints on the board. Spencer Martin got the lone assist. 28 seconds later Joe Klemanski made it 2-0 with Casey Parker getting the lone assist. St. Doms went back on the powerplay with 8:13 remaining. They couldn’t convert.

Jay Dufour, Edward Little’s assistant coach was extremely impressed how his team stayed out of the box. “It’s a big improvement for us, it’s one of our points of emphasis,” said Dufour.

Ouellette gave credit to Rich Belanger Edward Little’s goaltender who kept the game 2-0 through 1 period. “You have to give their goalie credit, he’s their best player,” said Ouellette. “I thought he (Belanger) played extremely well. Every goal that St. Dom’s got was an excellent goal,” said Dufour.

4:22 into the second, Alex Parker found Travis Randall who made it 3-0. 18 seconds later, Richard Paradis found the back of the net. The goal was unassisted. With 5:57 left in the middle stanza, the Randall and Alex Parker connection got it to 5-0. Nathan Bergeron got the secondary assist.

Alex Parker found the top shelf with 27 seconds left with Nathan Bergeron getting the assist. Paradis made 7-0 seven seconds later with Spencer Martin getting the lone assist.

4:46 into the third, Spencer Teixeira made it 8-0 with Cam Brown getting the assist. With 7:08 left to play, Casey Parker got his second of the game with Spencer Teixeira getting the assist. Codie Rodrigue made it 10-0 with 5:20 left to play.

“Lewiston will be very physical and they can forecheck. We will be challenged tonight,” said Ouellette.

EL and Westbrook face off in the Consolation Game at 6pm and the Championship game between Lewiston and St. Dom’s begins right after at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee.

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